https in Python?

Paul Rubin phr-n2002b at
Wed Sep 4 00:21:38 CEST 2002

s_gherman at (Sorin Gherman) writes:
> Is it possible to handle https using Python's libraries? If so, what's
> involved with using Python to read my hotmail messages, for instance?

The urllib module can handle https but you're going to need a bunch of
other hair to read hotmail messages too.  Hotmail uses a lot of
javascript to control the browser and you're going to have to figure
out what it's doing to get at the relevant info in it.

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